From My Front Door

From My Front Door

This month’s theme from ‘Outdoor Bloggers’ is a topic that is very close to my heart. I firmly believe that the outdoors should be accessible for everyone, regardless of where you live. I’ve mentioned this before when exploring my local town

Fineshade Wood

Fineshade Wood

We were blessed with a couple of days of gorgeous weather last week and, rather fortunately, these coincided with my days off. Luke was also craving some fresh air after being cooped up in his study for what seemed like

Review: Armaskin Anti Blister Socks

Review: Armaskin Anti Blister Socks

If you've ever suffered from blisters, you'll know just how debilitating they can be. We put some anti blister liner socks to the test to see if they lived up to the hype.

Review: HJ Hall ProTrek Socks

Review: HJ Hall ProTrek Socks

All walkers know that it is very important to look after your feet. Well-fitting boots that are suited to the terrain are a must, but it is just as important to wear good quality socks as well. If you’re going

Review: TREK 33 LITRE BLACK RUCKSACK

Review: TREK 33 LITRE BLACK RUCKSACK

I was recently offered the chance to review a rucksack from Trespass, the outdoor clothing company, and so took the opportunity to try one out during our recent trip to the Brecon Beacons. I chose a 33 litre bag as

Two Waterfall Trail from Cwm Porth

Two Waterfall Trail from Cwm Porth

Before we headed to Wales, I asked on social media if anyone had any tips for places to visit. One suggestion that caught my eye was the waterfalls near Ystradfellte. I did a little research and came across the ‘Four

Essential Hiking Gear for Beginners

Essential Hiking Gear for Beginners

When setting out for a day hike, there are certain safety essentials that all good hikers should carry.

Harlestone Easy 3 Mile Walk

Harlestone Easy 3 Mile Walk

At the beginning of 2016 I signed up for the #Walk2016 challenge with Viewranger (a great GPS and tracking app I use to record my walks) but had so far failed to get started! I have pledged to walk 250 miles

Never Work With Children…

Never Work With Children…

I'm trying to improve my landscape photography skills so headed out to practise. While I was there I thought I'd try and get a decent shot of Finn, however I underestimated how difficult it is photographing a moving, wriggly little boy!

Unearthing Local Treasures

Unearthing Local Treasures

When I'm deciding where to head for some time outdoors, I often overlook places on my doorstep. Here's what I unearthed when I kept it local.